[Offprint:] 'Whos Who in Don Quixote? Or an Approach to the Problem of Identity'.

(Borges.) RILEY (E.C.)

[Offprint:] 'Whos Who in Don Quixote? Or an Approach to the Problem of Identity'.

Reprinted from 'Modern Language Notes, Vol. 81, No. 2, March, 1966.]

Description: light foxing at opening, some corrections by the author in blue ink, pp. 113-130, crown 8vo, original stapled wrappers a little foxed to front, good

Publication Details: [Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press,] 1966

Notes: Inscribed at the head of the text, 'Para Jorge Luis Borges, Con la gran admiración de Edward C. Riley, Edinburgo: 26:iv:71, Recuerdo de una visita, ra[?] memorable para nosotros'. Riley was one of the leading Hispanists of his generation, called 'one of the foremost cervantistas of recent times' by Edwin Williamson in his obituary for Riley in 2001. Borges wrote numerous essays on Cervantes, and allusions to 'Don Quixote' occur throughout his fiction. Their having met in Edinburgh at the time of the inscription presumably a coincidence during respective lecture tours....more

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Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1966

Stock Number: 67972

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